White House to propose standardized front-of-package labeling system
... physical activity by 2030 to reduce the number of Americans suffering from diet-related diseases, such as heart disease, obesity and Type 2 diabetes. Some congressional Democrats have been particularly focused on food labeling. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey called for transparency in food packaging labels in a letter to the Domestic Policy Council director Susan Rice last month. The Aug. 31 letter cited legislation proposed by Senate Democrats last year that would require front-of- package labels ...
Updated: 09/27/2022
Green Party senator says recreational cannabis could be legalized
... altogether, according to In France weed cultivation is technically legal, but the government has not yet defined the methods of MMJ cultivation and production to allow companies to work outside the context of R&D, according to Business CANN. New Jersey, Manufacturing Of Marijuana Cigarettes On Hold A proposal to manufacture cannabis cigarettes on a property in North Delsea Drive was rejected by members of the Zoning Board in Vineland, New Jersey. A home from sharing a lot with a marijuana operation ...
Updated: 09/26/2022
Father-son duo, long-time friend charged with securities fraud
... in penny stock offerings, and an officer and director bar against Coker Jr. Patten and Coker Sr. were arrested Monday and are scheduled to appear in federal court in the Middle District of North Carolina. They will appear in court in the district of New Jersey at a later date. Coker Jr. is still at large. There is a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $5 million fine for securities fraud and manipulation of securities prices. A maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine is required ...
Updated: 09/26/2022
Former New Jersey governor James Florio dies at 73
... taxes and ultimately led to his re-election in 1993. Phil Murphy confirmed that Florio died on Monday. Florio was a fighter who never backed down. Murphy , a fellow Democrat, said in a statement that he was a leader who cared more about the future of New Jersey than his own political fortunes. Florio was a long-time public servant who held numerous positions at the local, county, state and federal levels. He was a Democrat and made three unsuccessful runs for the governor before he became the first Italian-American ...
Updated: 09/26/2022
Versace mixes tiaras, studs for new collection
... zebra print chiffon shirts. I have always loved a rebel. A woman who is confident, smart and a little bit of a diva, Donatella Versace said in a statement. She wears leather, studs and frayed denim and she has enough attitude to mix them with chiffon, jersey and a tiara! She is a strong liberated woman, she is beautiful and knows it. The last looks included short and long laced dresses in purple, pink and lime, accessorised with veils in the same colour. U.S. reality television star Paris Hilton closed ...
Updated: 09/24/2022
Elon Musk says he will make Starlink available in Iran
... reportedly urged lawmakers to grant approval if SpaceX wants to make its satellite-based StarLink internet service available in Iran, if the satellite-based service is available in Iran, led by Reps. Claudia Tenney of New York and Tom Malinowski of New Jersey. The bipartisan letter came after Musk tweeted Monday that SpaceX would seek exemptions from sanctions on the country. SpaceX has deployed Starlink in emergency situations in the past, such as in Ukraine after Russia invaded and in the South ...
Updated: 09/23/2022
DOJ suggests marijuana users are dangerous, should not own guns
... federal district court on the heels of the Supreme Court's decision to dismiss several cases and send them to lower courts for reconsideration. The cases included the bans on assault-style rifles in Maryland and large-capacity ammunition magazines in New Jersey and California.
Updated: 09/23/2022
Louisiana, New Jersey and UK launch marijuana research programs
... how to safely store and dispose of cannabis and cannabis waste, and what to do if a child or pet accidentally ingests cannabis. Videos, brochures, flyers, and social media graphics can be downloaded from the state's adult-use cannabis website. Gov. of New Jersey encourages adults to use these products responsibly. Lamont made a statement. As we work toward the launch of this brand-new marketplace, we felt it was important to educate the public about the health and safety measures they can take to store,...
Updated: 09/21/2022
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